Jr. Zookeeper Work Areas
Jr. Zookeepers: June 18th - 24th and July 11th - 22nd, 2016
Contact the Education Department at the Zoo for more information
* Zoo Safari 2016 Begins June 6th *
Registration Information - Class fees are $65.00
General Registration in Progress
You may register online or at the Zoo's Education Building.
You may call to be put on a waiting list for a class that is currently full.
Call Whitney Heckler - 630-0574
Zoo Safari Classes
Critter Classification(going into first or second grade)
Discover the slinky, furry and fluffy critters of Ellen Trout Zoo and around the world. Campers will come face-to-face with creatures\
great and small, play games, be creative with animal crafts and explore their zoo!
Wild Detectives(going into third and fourth grade)
Become Eco-explorers and investigate endangered animals and their endangered wild homes. Campers will meet rare and endangered
animals, go behind-the-scenes and discover ways to help conserve and protect our animal friends.
Zoo Engineers(going into fifth and sixth grade)
Have you ever wondered what it would be like if you ran the zoo? Campers will design exhibits for their favorite zoo animals, set up and take touch carts throughout the zoo, develop and enrichment project and more.
Zoo Animal Classifications
This area includes – big cats, rhinos, giraffe, clinic
animals and some others.
includes – primates, Asian section of the zoo minus
sloths, tamarins, otters, courtyard birds, king
vulture and small bats.
This area includes the reptiles and amphibians in the small
animal building, alligators, Galapagos tortoises, Komodo
Dragons, Siamese and Nile crocodiles and large Asian
This area includes – Hippos, tapirs, deer, African Aviary, African
tortoises and the waterfowl pool.